Terra Nostra Garden Hotel ****
Furnas, Sao Miguel Island, Azores
Bathing in natural hot thermal springs (temperature between 35-40 degrees Celsius) while surrounded by stunning botanical gardens is a unique experience that is found at few locations around the world.
Nestled in one of the world’s best “Green Retreats” (Condé Nast Traveller) and located in the Furnas valley, guests of this superior 4 star original art deco hotel have access to the the Terra Nostra Gardens 24 hours a day (gown and slippers provided). Here guests can bathe in the mineral rich large outdoor thermal swimming pool and jacuzzis and wander through stunning gardens designed by Kew gardener, John McInroy. The Terra Nostra Gardens are indeed one of the most beautiful in Europe featuring 1000’s of different plants and trees (full botanical library here)
The hotel offers art deco style en-suite rooms with a good buffet breakfast in the following categories: cosy art deco, garden view, deluxe garden view and suites. The restaurant serves the local dish “Cozido”, a meat or vegetarian stew cooked underground geothermally.
Hotel facilities include: bar/lounge, indoor pool, steam room, sauna, poolside bar, restaurant, parking, outdoor pool, health spa, free WiFi, gym.
The hotel has 86 rooms, including:
Deluxe Suite (39 m²) – This suite has a double bed or 2 single beds, and a comfortable living room. Coffee and tea making facilities. Extra bed or cot are available, upon request.
Deluxe Garden View (23 m²) – Room with private terrace and lounger, view and access right to Terra Nostra Park. Coffee and tea making facilities. Extra bed or cot are available, upon request.
Superior Garden View (23 m²) – Room with balcony and superior view of Terra Nostra Park. Extra bed or cot are available, upon request.
Garden View (19 m²) – Room with balcony and view of Terra Nostra Park.
Standard Cosy Art Déco (15 m²) – Comfortable room located in the original Art Deco wing of the building.
All rooms are soundproofed and equipped with air conditioning, telephone, TV, minibar, bathrobe, hairdryer and toiletries. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. Free and unlimited access to Terra Nostra Park.
Hotel Photo Gallery
Terra Nostra Park (next to the hotel)